Congenital Heart Diseases

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Congenital Heart Diseases and Heart Failure

Congenital heart disease is one or more problems with the heart’s structure. Congenital means that you’re born with the defect. Congenital heart disease, also called congenital heart defect, can change the way blood flows through your heart. Some congenital heart defects might not cause any problems. Complex defects, however, can cause life-threatening complications.